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Developing User Requirements




Duration:3 Days (10 am to 5 pm with one hour lunch break)

Cost: $ 1899 + HST

Course Content

FOUNDATIONS FOR WELL-FORMED REQUIREMENTS

Guiding principles
  • The requirements process: elicit, analyze, specify, validate and manage
  • The top five challenges to creating well-formed requirements
  • Elements of a high-quality requirements document

Key writing skills
  • Principles of well-formed requirements
  • Word sensitivity, syntax and active voice
  • Well-formed vs. ill-formed requirements
  • Editing and rewriting requirements

Applying validation skills
  • Selecting the best validation methods
  • Writing test cases

Organizational skills
  • Organizing requirements into a readable document
  • Sequencing and numbering strategies
  • Validation checklists
  • Methods for conducting a walkthrough

PLANNING A REQUIREMENTS PROJECT

Interpreting existing documentation
  • Requirements throughout the organization
  • Analyzing business cases and project history
  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Determining project scope

Creating a project action plan
  • Identifying and managing requirements
  • Elements of an action plan
  • Writing a plan for a simulated project

ELICITING REQUIREMENTS FROM STAKEHOLDERS

Planning elicitation meetings
  • Choosing the right people to interview
  • Selecting the best interview methodology
  • Constructing questions that deliver results
  • Identifying other data sources

Facilitating elicitation meetings
  • One-on-one meetings
  • Group meetings
  • Dysfunctional meetings
  • Meetings with senior executives

ANALYZING REQUIREMENTS WITH PROCESS MAPS

Process mapping methodologies
  • Process mapping procedure and materials
  • Creating process maps

Other analysis methodologies
  • Creating outlines
  • Applying alternative graphical models
  • Performing gap analyses

Completing the analysis
  • Prioritizing requirements with creative techniques
  • Completing a requirements analysis worksheet

ASSEMBLING THE REQUIREMENTS DOCUMENT

Gathering the pieces
  • Extracting requirements from a requirements analysis worksheet
  • Writing test cases for requirements

Ensuring traceability
  • Linking requirements to business needs and to test cases
  • Creating a traceability matrix

Building the elements
  • Templates for documents
  • Planning document distribution
  • Conducting a walkthrough for completeness

MANAGING CHANGES TO UPDATE YOUR DOCUMENT

What you can expect
  • Types of changes
  • Frequency, magnitude of changes

Navigating the change process
  • Conducting a change meeting
  • Managing change requests
  • Accepting and rejecting changes

INTEGRATING REQUIREMENTS INTO YOUR ORGANIZATION

  • Choosing the right requirements management tools
  • Selecting appropriate requirements standards
  • Defining an ideal requirements process

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